Fire + water: Restoring natural fire to California’s mountains
It’s one of just two wilderness areas in California where fire officials allow lightning-sparked fires to burn by default — with careful monitoring. That makes it an ideal living laboratory for scientists like Sally Thompson.
When the Pits Fill Up
BWC Co-Director Isha Ray and C.S. Sharada Prasad write about A Day in the Life of Sanitation Workers in Urban India in a slideshow.
From Intermittent to Continuous Water Supply
A Household-level Evaluation of Water System Reforms in Hubli–Dharwad fromBWC Co-Director Isha Ray, professors John M Colford Jr, and Kara Nelson, and alumni Zachary Burt and Ayşe Ercümen in Economic and Political Weekly.
Alumnus Luthy Honored as Speaker
Professor Richard Luthy (CEE MS '74; PhD '76) was the honored speaker at the 2018 CEE Fall Distinguished Lecture.
Spotlights
Isha Ray
India's Toilet Boom

Berkeley Water Center Isha Ray talks about India's toilet boom with GLobal Journalist.

Will Tarpeh
Alumnus named among Forbes 30 under 30 for 2018

William Tarpeh (CE 'PhD '17) was named among Forbes 30 under 30 for 2018. As a doctoral student, Tarpeh developed a method to extract nitrogen from urine, turn it into a gas, and combine it with water to make fertilizer.

Ethan Elkind
Wildland Development Escalates California Fire Costs

Berkeley's Center for Law, Energy, and the Environment (CLEE) recently co-authored with the nonprofit Resources Legacy Fund a slate of recommendations for Governor-elect Gavin Newsom.